According to the movie Alien, ‘in space, no-one can hear you scream’. This helped to perpetuate the popular opinion that there is no sound in space, just a noiseless vacuum.
A new instrument is set to transform how astronomers look at exploding stars, dangerous asteroids and the sources of gravitational waves.
Today is World Food Day, a global action day celebrated every year on the 16th October. On this day, the world comes together to declare its commitment to end world hunger and to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.